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Solo Travel Destination: Poland

A Solo Travel Society member learns about history, takes in gorgeous scenery, makes pierogies, and experiences the kindness of strangers in Poland. The post Solo Travel Destination: Poland appeared first on... Read More

Travel Post by Solo Traveler on the 19-05-16


VIDEO: Rurki Z Kremem

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/yz0uuPvzpik Having sampled many of the savory dishes that Warsaw, Poland serves up it was time for us to sink our teeth into... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 14-09-15


VIDEO: Eating Pierogi in Warsaw

If you have trouble viewing this video click here:  http://youtu.be/EvTurvghe-k Have you ever had the experience where you’ve tried something back home that you really like but then you go abroad –... Read More

Travel Post by Nomadic Samuel on the 10-09-15


Learning to make Pierogi with Polish Your Cooking

The first thing that Sam and I did when we arrived in Warsaw was eat pierogi at a local pub. This is the one Polish dish we had been fantasizing about... Read More

Travel Post by That Backpacker on the 22-08-15


The Travelettes Guide to Interrailing through Eastern Europe

We slept under the stars, were chased out of a train in Serbia at 4am, saw the Julian Alps in Slovenia, got on three wrong trams in the middle of the... Read More

Travel Post by Travelettes on the 21-08-15


Discovering Gdansk On a Self-Guided Walking Tour

On an early September morning, the sun illuminates pastel colored buildings lining Long Market Street in Old Town, the historic center of Gdansk, Poland. Up ahead, the clock tower of the... Read More

Travel Post by My Itchy Travel Feet on the 28-07-15


Semester at Sea: Poland in Pictures

Gdansk, Poland, was the last port on my 10-week adventure sailing and working with Semester at Sea. By this time in mid-August, my family had already flown back home from Finland;... Read More

Travel Post by The Vacation Gals on the 09-04-15


Romanesque St Nicholas Rotunda of Cieszyn in 20 Polish Zloty Note

Do you visit places that you see in the banknotes? I do sometimes. One of the most memorable and unique place was Cieszyn, the border town between Poland and Czech... Read More

Travel Post by Runaway Juno on the 09-04-15


Instatrip: Photos from a Day Trip to Szczecin.

“Do you want to come to Poland with me this weekend to eat pierogies and drink Polish beer?” When I posed this question to my friend Adam, he responded with an enthusiastic YES.... Read More

Travel Post by Cheryl Howard on the 28-01-15


Instatrip: Szczecin Photos.

“Do you want to come to Poland with me this weekend to eat pierogies and drink Polish beer?” When I posed this question to my friend Adam, he responded with an enthusiastic YES!... Read More

Travel Post by Cheryl Howard on the 28-01-15


The land of a thousand castles and palaces

Lower Silesia is a region of vasts forests, snowy peaks, picturesque villages and historic towns in southwestern Poland, bordering Germany and the Czech Republic. Power over the region exchanged hands... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 19-02-14


Pic of the Week: Krakow, Poland

A friendly looking sculpture made this Solo Travel Society member smile on her very first solo trip. A new article has been added to Solo Traveler ... Read More

Travel Post by Solo Traveler on the 16-01-14


Photo of the Week: Wawel Cathedral

Each Saturday from now on, I’ll be sharing a photo with you from my travels around the world. This week, the photo comes from Krakow, Poland. A highlight of my time in Krakow was... Read More

Travel Post by A Dangerous Business on the 01-12-13


Photo of the Week: Warsaw Old Town

Each Saturday from now on, I’ll be sharing a photo with you from my travels around the world. This week, the photo comes from Warsaw, Poland. My decision to add Poland to the Europe... Read More

Travel Post by A Dangerous Business on the 23-11-13


Wieliczka Salt Mine – November 2013

Wieliczka Salt Mine is located nearly 90 minutes from central Krakow in Poland. Take bus number 304 across from the main Krakow Galleria Shopping Center. This mine was the world’s longest... Read More

Travel Post by Daves Travel Corner on the 01-11-13


The mysterious Ksiaz Castle

Ksiaz Castle or Zamek Ksiaz (or Schloss Fürstenstein in German) is an imposing castle located in the region of Lower Silesia in the southwest of Poland. The castle, situated atop... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 22-10-13


Autumn magic

Autumn, or fall, is one of my favourite times of the year. It’s a bit of a sad moment for those who crave the warmth of summer, whilst for the winter... Read More

Travel Post by Velvet Escape on the 18-10-13


Instagramming Szczecin, Poland … Again.

There’s always places you go back to over and over again. Being the avid traveller I am, I don’t just have one place that beckons my heart to return but many. There’s... Read More

Travel Post by Cheryl Howard on the 08-10-13


Death Camp

The words “Death Camp” rolled off her tongue like any other, and were said frequently during our introduction to Auschwitz. Kasia spoke in a very even tone and met my eyes... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 05-08-13


Weird Poland

It’s official: Poland is wonderfully weird. At first, we discovered a few little oddities and thought nothing of it. And then, after a bit of research, we realized that it is actually... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 02-08-13


Liveable Warsaw

It is not often, during this nomadic journey of ours, where we both 100% agree on places we could see ourselves settling in for awhile. This may not be obvious to our... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 31-07-13


A Splash of Colour in Communism

I must admit that I have become completely fascinated with learning about all-things communist: the popular restaurants, the long battle to enable change in the ideology, and more. I’m also enthralled... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 29-07-13


Of Milk and Money

They are an institution in Poland, although you wouldn’t know it. When we’ve asked for the nearest bar mleczny or told locals that we had previously visited a few across the... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 26-07-13


The Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw

The entrance to the Jewish Cemetery in Warsaw is not lavishly marked or easy to find. A simple, solid black iron door gates the high brick walls – it looks like... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 24-07-13


Scenes from Poland, Part Two

The fantastic thing about our journey through Poland is the pace we’ve afforded ourselves to travel. With almost six weeks to spare in between our North American visit and our exciting... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 22-07-13


To Hel and Back

It may not live up to its namesake, but Hel is unfortunately not its ironic opposite either. We expected what all the inviting online images offered, and planned our day accordingly. We... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 19-07-13


Malbork Castle in Photos

Another thing to surprise us about this area of northern Poland: it is home to the largest castle in the world (by surface area).     The Malbork Castle was built by the... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 17-07-13


The Roads to Freedom

I’ve been thinking a lot about the act of protest lately. Which may seem naive and trivial that here, in my 37th year of life, I am really thinking about it for... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 15-07-13


The Facade of Gdańsk

There is no doubt that it’s pretty. Muted hues of orange, yellow, green and more alternate on the skinny buildings. Some are adorned with elaborate casings and paintings. The clock tower anchors... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 12-07-13


Scenes from Poland, Part One

We are quite full of shame to admit that prior to analyzing our flight options from New York to Anywhere, we had never even heard of Gdansk. While Poland has been... Read More

Travel Post by Hecktic Travels on the 10-07-13